Wednesday, July 29, 2015


TPP nears fruition; Turkey and ISIS; Eurasia rising; Russia; Middle East geopolitics; Iran deal; U.S.-Africa relations; the EU.



Trans Pacific Partnership About to Become a Reality

"Rice, Milk and Cars Stand in Way of Historic Trade Pact," Doug Palmer - Politico Europe, July 27, 2015


"What the Trans-Pacific Partnership Means for Southeast Asia," Hunter Marston - The Diplomat, July 27, 2015


Turkey Goes on the Offensive

"Ankara's Risky Offensive," Cale Salih - European Council on Foreign Relations

July 27, 2015


"Turkey's AKP: Sailing into Uncharted Waters," Behlul Ozkan - Al Jazeera

July 27, 2015


Eurasia Emerges as a Powerful, New Bloc

"Putin and Xi Plot the Future of Eurasia," John Batchelor - Al Jazeera America

July 26, 2015


"The Eurasian Big Bang," Pepe Escobar - Real Clear World, July 23, 2015


Russia Isn't Going Away

"The Creeping Russian Border in Georgia," Luke Coffey - Al Jazeera, July 27, 2015


"Europe's Russia Denial," Andrew A. Michta - PoliticoEurope, July 25, 2015


Middle East - Dealing with an Ever-Changing Geopolitical Landscape

"The Missing Ingredient in America's Middle East Policy," Bilal Y. Saab - The National Interest, July 27, 2015


"Waking Up the Neighbors: How Regional Intervention is Transforming Hezbollah," Matthew Levitt -Foreign Affairs, July 23, 2015


Iran Nuclear Deal

"Iran Nuclear Deal: New Generation Dares to Dream of Brighter Future," David Blair - The Telegraph, July 26, 2015


"Post Deal, Can Rouhani Deliver on Promises of Reform?" Alireza Nader - Al Monitor, July 24, 2015


Obama Visits Africa

"How Obama Disappointed Africa," Edward-Isaac Dovere - Politico, July 24, 2015


"President Obama's Engagement with Africa: Managing Complex Relationships," Richard Downie -Center for Strategic and International Studies, July 23, 2015


Greek Fallout - A Stronger EU?

"The Next Superpower: Is a 'United States of Europe' Possible?" Matthew Dal Santo - The National Interest, July 27, 2015


" Europe's Growing Desire for Political Union ," Leonid Bershidsky - BloombergView , July 27, 2015



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